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DOV Leaven Conference-Hunger & Homelessness
March 29, 2014 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM| $15 pre-register, $20 at the door
The 2014 Leaven Conference is fast approaching! Come and hear what the Diocese of Venice is doing to help the hungry and homeless throughout the Diocese, and what you can do to help! The Keynote address on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching on how to combat these issues will be given by Dr. Jonathan Reyes, Executive Director of the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development. Dr. Reyes served for a time as Executive Director of Catholic Charities, Denver and prior to that was the founding president of the Augustine Institute. Workshops will be provided by representatives of various organizations that serve the hungry and homeless in Southwest Florida. A special panel will present the surprising truth about who the homeless are in our area. At the conclusion of the conference, Bishop Frank J. Dewane will celebrate the Sunday Vigil Mass.
$15 pre-register (by Mar. 27), $20 at the door (includes lunch)
When and Where:
Saturday, March 29th at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Venice (8:30am-3:00pm)
For more information and to register:
Department of Communications
Diocese of Venice in Florida